Ecology Letters

Cover image for Vol. 15 Issue 11

November 2012

Volume 15, Issue 11

Pages 1211–1351

  1. Letters

    1. Top of page
    2. Letters
    3. Reviews and Syntheses
    1. Landscape-scale effects of herbivores on treefall in African savannas (pages 1211–1217)

      Gregory P. Asner and Shaun R. Levick

      Version of Record online: 5 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01842.x

    2. Abiotic drivers and plant traits explain landscape-scale patterns in soil microbial communities (pages 1230–1239)

      Franciska T. de Vries, Pete Manning, Jerry R. B. Tallowin, Simon R. Mortimer, Emma S. Pilgrim, Kathryn A. Harrison, Phil J. Hobbs, Helen Quirk, Bill Shipley, Johannes H. C. Cornelissen, Jens Kattge and Richard D. Bardgett

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01844.x

    3. Maximising return on conservation investment in the conterminous USA (pages 1249–1256)

      John C. Withey, Joshua J. Lawler, Stephen Polasky, Andrew J. Plantinga, Erik J. Nelson, Peter Kareiva, Chad B. Wilsey, Carrie A. Schloss, Theresa M. Nogeire, Aaron Ruesch, Jorge Ramos Jr and Walter Reid

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01847.x

    4. The source of microbial C has little impact on soil organic matter stabilisation in forest ecosystems (pages 1257–1265)

      Heather M. Throckmorton, Jeffrey A. Bird, Laura Dane, Mary K. Firestone and William R. Horwath

      Version of Record online: 16 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01848.x

    5. Where do adaptive shifts occur during invasion? A multidisciplinary approach to unravelling cold adaptation in a tropical ant species invading the Mediterranean area (pages 1266–1275)

      Olivier Rey, Arnaud Estoup, Merav Vonshak, Anne Loiseau, Simon Blanchet, Luis Calcaterra, Lucila Chifflet, Jean-Pierre Rossi, Gaël J. Kergoat, Julien Foucaud, Jérôme Orivel, Maurice Leponce, Ted Schultz and Benoit Facon

      Version of Record online: 21 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01849.x

    6. Functional trade-offs increase species diversity in experimental plant communities (pages 1276–1282)

      Eyal Ben-Hur, Ori Fragman-Sapir, Rivka Hadas, Alon Singer and Ronen Kadmon

      Version of Record online: 15 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01850.x

    7. Severe intergenerational reproductive conflict and the evolution of menopause (pages 1283–1290)

      Mirkka Lahdenperä, Duncan O. S. Gillespie, Virpi Lummaa and Andrew F. Russell

      Version of Record online: 22 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01851.x

    8. A predictive model of community assembly that incorporates intraspecific trait variation (pages 1291–1299)

      Daniel C. Laughlin, Chaitanya Joshi, Peter M. van Bodegom, Zachary A. Bastow and Peter Z. Fulé

      Version of Record online: 21 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01852.x

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      How to assemble a beneficial microbiome in three easy steps (pages 1300–1307)

      István Scheuring and Douglas W. Yu

      Version of Record online: 22 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01853.x

    10. Diversity of plant evolutionary lineages promotes arthropod diversity (pages 1308–1317)

      Russell Dinnage, Marc W. Cadotte, Nick M. Haddad, Gregory M. Crutsinger and David Tilman

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01854.x

    11. An asymmetry in niche conservatism contributes to the latitudinal species diversity gradient in New World vertebrates (pages 1318–1325)

      Brian Tilston Smith, Robert W. Bryson Jr., Derek D. Houston and John Klicka

      Version of Record online: 22 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01855.x

  2. Reviews and Syntheses

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    2. Letters
    3. Reviews and Syntheses
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      Dangerous liaisons: the predation risks of receiving social signals (pages 1326–1339)

      Nelika K. Hughes, Jennifer L. Kelley and Peter B. Banks

      Version of Record online: 27 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01856.x

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      Unifying cornerstones of sexual selection: operational sex ratio, Bateman gradient and the scope for competitive investment (pages 1340–1351)

      Hanna Kokko, Hope Klug and Michael D. Jennions

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01859.x

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